Ms. Ghadeer A. Awwad

Ms. Ghadeer A. Awwad

PQSB 3rd Call Participant
Birzeit University

Faculty: Faculty of Law and Public Administration & Faculty of Business and Economics 

Specialization: Public Policy , Democracy and Human Rights

FRQ Research Area: Society and Culture Sciences

Host university: Université du Québec en Outaouais.

Host Department: Industrial Relations

Canadian Partner: Professor Vincent Chandler

Research Domain: Social Security

Research Project Title: Social Security in Palestine

Research Project Purpose: This research aims to compare Social Security Law in Canada (Montreal/ Québec) and the current controversial Social Security Law in the West Bank addressing address the following questions:

  • The validity of social security in a –non-state situation
  • The legality of the people who are in charge of formulating the act/ law
  • The benefits and the disadvantages of the law for vulnerable people: old people, children, the sick, and the unemployed

Expected Results: Taking lessons learned from the applied social security in Canada and give recommendations accordingly for the benefits of applying a better social security law for Palestinians.